Charred Sweet Potatoes & Summer Vegetables

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Ingredients Quantities
Large sweet potatoes 1 lb
Zucchini, cut into ¾-inch (2 cm) pieces 1 cup
Yellow squash, cut into ¾-inch (2 cm) pieces 1 cup
Cherry tomatoes 1 cup
Vegetable oil, divided 3 tbsp
Dried chorizo, diced 4 oz
Chopped onion 1 cup
Smoked Paprika 545 g 1 1/2 tsp
Garlic Salt 1.05 kg 1 1/2 tsp
Pepper, Black Coarse Grind 500 g 1/2 tsp
Sherry vinegar 1 tbsp
Water 2 tbsp


1. Pierce sweet potatoes with fork several times. Microwave on HIGH 3 minutes. Turn and cook additional 2 to 3 minutes or until tender but still firm. Let cool; cut into 3/4-inch (2 cm) chunks. 2. Toss zucchini, yellow squash, and tomatoes with 1 tbsp (15 mL) of oil. Sprinkle with paprika, garlic salt and pepper. Toss to coat; set aside. 3. Heat remaining 2 tbsp (30 mL) oil in large cast iron skillet on a grill over medium-high heat. Add potatoes; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until slightly charred and tender; stirring after each minute. Push potatoes to sides of skillet. Stir in chorizo and onions. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until slightly charred, stirring occasionally. Push mixture to sides of pan. 4. Add zucchini mixture to center of pan. Cover or close lid and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until squash is tender and tomatoes begin to burst, stirring after each minute. Blend entire mixture together; gently stir in vinegar and water until blended.

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